artists

Romania-born, Texas-based artist Adela Andea is known for creating uniquely illuminated and kinetic sculptures. Using industrial electronics, lights, plastics and other mass produced objects, Andea spawns futuristic ecosystems that ebb and flow...

Houston-based, Colombia-born artist Johan Barrios' rich charcoal drawings and oil paintings encite a wave of empathetic solemnity, followed by an immense appreciation for his deft ability to render the expressive, intimate subjects. Executing his...

Born in 1933, HJ Bott describes himself as a Baroque Minimalist, and is one of the most celebrated artists of his generation. Inspired by such artists as Joseph Albers and Barnet Newman, Bott first came to prominence in the mid 1950s in Germany...

Jozsef Bullas is one of Hungary's leading artists. Exploiting the traditional medium of oil to canvas, he aims to create an indefinable space within his paintings. The structured composition combined with his gestural mark-making emphasizes the...

Shannon Cannings lives and works in Lubbock, Texas where she teaches at Texas Tech University. Cannings’ expertly painted, hyper-realistic toy guns explore the artificial nature of American consumerism, creating a visual hybrid between...

William Cannings is an English-born sculptor now living and working as a professor at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. His work researches the effects of compressed air on permanent materials such as aluminum and steel.  As a result...

One of Russia's most important conceptual photographers, Chezhin's work can be found in numerous international photographic collections.   His work aims to capture the unpredictable by using purely photographic processes in order to create a...

Through painting, video, sculpture, animation, and music, multi-disciplinary artist JooYoung Choi documents the interconnecting narratives of a highly-structured, expansive fictional land called the Cosmic Womb. This paracosm stretches over...

Born in 1979 in Czech Republic, this unique self-taught painter developed his own style by the age of ten and has already had 15 exhibitions in Europe and the US. His paintings, embodied within the surrealist movement, relate to the theme of the...

One of Poland’s most innovative abstract painters, Pawel Dutkiewicz’s paintings and installations explore themes of meditation and purity through landscapes of subtle cascading colors. Influenced by such artists as Mark Rothko and...

Barcelona-based artist Begona Egurbide belongs to a new generation of European female photographers whose work challenges the conventions of standard photography using a process called lenticular photography, a method which causes...

Moroccan-born, New York-based artist Lalla A. Essaydi lived in Saudi Arabia for many years. Her art, which often combines Islamic calligraphy with representations of the female body, addresses the complex reality of Arab female identity from the...

Simeen Farhat's work, both original and visually striking in execution, provides fascinating commentary of present-day perceptions of Islamic Culture. Her sculptures, created from wood and/or cast resin, explode from the wall, forming three-...

Israel-born Orna Feinstein is an internationally recognized sculptor, printmaker, and installation artist living and working in Houston. Feinstein is fascinated with nature's inherent abstractions, and her work gracefully visualizes the geometric...

Garland Fielder is a Houston based artist that received his MFA from the University of North Texas in 2005. His work is primarily focused on the interpretive components of visual art, bringing into question the act of "reading" a...

George Grochocki has constructed a body of work that places him firmly in the tradition of one-image systemic art. His work claims similarity to the abstract systemic art and the repetitive imagery of such artists as Kenneth Noland, Ad Reinhardt...

Samariy Gurariy (1916 - 1998) was a Soviet photojournalist who began his career in 1934, photographing for the Moscow newspaper Izvestia. He became the favorite photocorrespondent of Stalin and was present and working at many of the most...

Well known for the quality and elegance of his prints, Moscow-based artist Vadim Gushchin, removes objects from their conventional environment and situational context. By isloating the object and placing it center-frame, Gushchin draws keen...

In his native country of Korea, artist Jang Soon Im learned to understand war through the diluted romanticized images he saw on TV, in movies and in books. With history as his inspiration, Im uses these images to create an alternative world with...

Dmitri Koustov is a Russia-born, Texas-based painter and sculptor. Rich texture and intense color relationships are the foundations of his abstract imagery. Koustov has been commissioned for major public works, including a 14 foot steel sculpture...

New York based Swiss artist Katja Loher is one of a new generation of innovative video artists whose work creates a dialogue between themes of nature and technology through integrating futuristic style performance art and video into traditional...

Houston-based artist Neva Mikulicz creates drawings executed in pencil on paper in a hyperrealistc style made up of tens of thousands of tiny hard graphite marks. Many of her works utilize additional media, including LED lights, light projection...

Shayne Murphy joins realism with geometric abstraction to create otherworldly representations of people, places, and happenings. Adept combinations of sharp, graphic shapes, precisely modeled forms, and hazy graphite generate each works' depth of...

Houston-based Salvadorian artist Eduardo Portillo challenges the most formal of conventions- the flat surface on which a painting is often created. Expanding upon the ideas that spaked the experimental and iconic shaped canvases of the 1960's,...

For nearly half a century, Croatian-born, Houston-based artist Nadezda Prvulovic has created paintings that are inspired by her first sight of abandoned melting cauldrons upon a visit to the steel factories in Thionville, France. Prvulovic...

Houston-based Iraqi artist Mohammed Al Shammarey has established a body of photo-based and video work that is an ongoing commentary of the crises of Iraqi culture: wars, rebellion, estrangement, loss, suffering, and the inevitable personal...

Carefully stacked drips of paint that form intriguing piles and patterns are the integral part of the meticulous work by Charlotte Smith. The use of vibrating colors and cast shadows further contribute to the complexity and dynamic quality of her...

Born in Byelorussia in 1973, Maxim Wakultschik lives and works in Dusseldorf, Germany, where he studied at the Dusseldorf Art Academy under Beate Schiff and Janis Kounellis. His paintings, objects, and installations employ figurative...

Lillian Warren uses acrylic on mylar to capture those transitional moments of people in liminal spaces and conditions characterized by dislocation, uncertainty, and the dissolution of ties and relationships, all of which are products of...

The unique and surprising sculptures of Piotr Woroniec are an isolated phenomenon in the world of contemporary art. His technical skills and imagination enable him to bring his wooden world to life embracing styles of realism, symbolism and...